Environmental Applications Reference Thesaurus

Abstract: 

"The EARTh terminological content is derived form various multilingual and monolingual sources of controlled environmental terminology: GEMET - GEneral Multilingual Environmental Thesaurus; The UNEP-Infoterra EnVoc thesaurus; the Italian Earth Sciences Thesaurus; EnvDev, the Terminological Bulletin for the Rio de Janeiro Conference on Environment and Development, plus other documents concerning specific sectors. The selection, as well as the semantic and morphological processing of this terminology, is still in progress, and requires the management of problems connected with the utilization of multiple sources, developed in different operational fields and characterized by different approaches, concerning conceptual structuring and terminological representation. The thesaurus is constantly updated. At present it contains about 14.500 terms (...)."

English Abstract: 

"The EARTh terminological content is derived form various multilingual and monolingual sources of controlled environmental terminology: GEMET - GEneral Multilingual Environmental Thesaurus; The UNEP-Infoterra EnVoc thesaurus; the Italian Earth Sciences Thesaurus; EnvDev, the Terminological Bulletin for the Rio de Janeiro Conference on Environment and Development, plus other documents concerning specific sectors. The selection, as well as the semantic and morphological processing of this terminology, is still in progress, and requires the management of problems connected with the utilization of multiple sources, developed in different operational fields and characterized by different approaches, concerning conceptual structuring and terminological representation. The thesaurus is constantly updated. At present it contains about 14.500 terms (...)."

Alternative Title: 
EARTh
English Title: 
Environmental Applications Reference Thesaurus
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National Research Council, Institute for Atmospheric Pollution Research (CNR-IIA)
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